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Tachycineta  Cabanis, 1850
Taxonomic Serial No.: 178426

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Callichelidon Baird, 1865
    Iridoprocne Coues, 1878
  Common Name(s): Tree Swallows [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2013   

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria  – triploblasts  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAves  – Birds, oiseaux  
                         OrderPasseriformes  – Perching Birds, passereaux  
                            FamilyHirundinidae Rafinesque, 1815  
                               GenusTachycineta Cabanis, 1850 – Tree Swallows  
    Direct Children:  
                                  Species Tachycineta albilinea (Lawrence, 1863) – Golondrina manglera, Mangrove Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta albiventer (Boddaert, 1783) – White-winged Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot, 1808) – Golondrina bicolor, Tree Swallow, hirondelle bicolore 
                                  Species Tachycineta cyaneoviridis (H. Bryant, 1859) – Bahaman Swallow, Bahama Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta euchrysea (Gosse, 1847) – Golden Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta leucopyga (Meyen, 1834) – Chilean Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta leucorrhoa (Vieillot, 1817) – White-rumped Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta stolzmanni (Philippi, 1902) – Tumbes Swallow 
                                  Species Tachycineta thalassina (Swainson, 1827) – Violet-green Swallow, Golondrina verdemar 

  Expert: Alan P. Peterson, M.D.  
  Notes: PO Box 1999 Walla Walla, Washington 99362-0999   
  Reference for: Tachycineta    
  Expert: Richard C. Banks  
  Notes: Chief, Bird Section, U.S.G.S. - B.R.D. - P.W.R.C.   
  Reference for: Tachycineta    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Reference for: Tachycineta   
  Source: Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2011.02.14, website (version 14-Feb-11)  
  Acquired: 2012   
  Notes: "Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource" maintained by Alan P. Peterson at   
  Reference for: Tachycineta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Publication Place:    
  Notes: As-yet (2003) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Tachycineta   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
  Reference for: Tachycineta   

 Geographic Information
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